Events for April 8, 2017
Weekends: March 31 – April 15
Visiting from Weeki Wachee Springs, Florida, these underwater performers will delight both the young and the young at heart. Live mermaids will fascinate guests with a choreographed routine to musical numbers at the top of the hour from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily. This activity is included with admission to the Aquarium.
The fin-tastic activities don’t end there. Mermaids will also be available for photo opportunities, so be sure to get a unique souvenir by which to remember your Aquarium visit. Guests may also enjoy mermaid-themed activities and interactive education stations focused on conservation efforts to sustain the beauty of the ocean.
Friday, March 31 – Sunday, April 2
Friday, April 7 – Sunday, April 9
Friday, April 14 – Saturday, April 15
Awendaw Green and 105.5 The Bridge are bringing back the Charleston Bluegrass Festival on April 7th and 8th at Middleton Place Woodlands. The event will provide for two days and two nights of bluegrass music, food trucks, craft beer, family camping and Lowcountry fun. Friday’s musical performers are The Grass Is Dead, The Barefoot Movement, Fireside Collective, Southern Flavor Bluegrass, Southbound 17, and Steady Hand String Band. Saturday’s lineup includes Band of Ruhks, Forlorn Strangers, Dallas Baker and Friends, Flatt City, The Bushels, Triangle Bluegrass, Pinkerton and The Brinks, Violet Bell, Red Cedar Review, Daniel Patrick, The Black Iron Gathering, Cane Creek String Band, YeeHaw Junction, The Pluff Mud String Band, River Boy, and Sauratown. Gates open at noon Friday and the show goes from 5pm until midnight. Gates open at 10am on Saturday and the show goes from 12 noon -midnight.
The Charleston Bluegrass Festival has partnered with Middleton Place Woodlands, Aiken Bluegrass Festival, The Bee Cause Project and Adam Gorlitsky’s non-profit “I Got Legs”. It will be a family friendly Lowcountry music and camping event featuring two stages of regional and local bluegrass and almost bluegrass.There will be a limited number of RV hook ups, primitive camping, single day and two day tickets on an amazing 6000-acre site across from Middleton Place Gardens. There are beautiful lakes, forests and fields to enjoy. Coastal Expeditions will be on hand to demo kayaks and paddleboards.
Advance ticket prices are $15 for Friday, $25 for Saturday, $40 for a weekend pass, $200 for RV with electric, $175 for RV with no electric, $15 Campsite, $10 for a single ticket. Kids under 6 are free! Day of event tickets are $20 on Friday, $30 on Saturday, and $50 for a Weekend Pass. To purchase tickets and for more information about the event, including the full performance schedule, visit AwendawGreen.com.
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We’re filling everybody’s Easter baskets with sweets, treats, and an Easter Bunny Meet and Greet. Don’t miss the fun on Saturday, April 8th. For just $10 per person, your family will get to enjoy a pancake breakfast and Photo Op with the Easter Bunny, your choice of any 1 indoor attraction, 5 raffle tickets, and early bird positioning for our Mount Pleasant Easter Egg Hunt.
-- 9am - Breakfast: Tuck into fluffy pancakes with all your favorite toppings. Then snap a few selfies with the Easter Bunny and share your favorite pic on Facebook.
-- 9:30am - Indoor Attraction: April Showers brings May flowers, but you don’t need to worry about taking a rain check on Easter EGGstravaganza fun. Pick your favorite indoor attraction and prepare to play.
-- 10am - The Early Bird Gets the Eggs: Get the best spot as we line up for our Easter Egg Hunt. With so many kids all wanting candy, the competition will be fierce.
-- 10:10am - Easter Egg Hunt Begins: Hop away and hunt for hidden treasures! The early bunny fills up his basket.
-- 11am - Raffle: Take home a holiday prize. You must be present to win at the Easter EGGstravaganza Raffle.
Everyone goes home a winner! There are plenty of eggs for every kid. Fill up your Easter basket with fun, photo ops, and tasty treats. Celebrate Easter a day early with your friends at Charleston Fun Park!Join our Facebook Group and sign up for our Email List to get event reminders!Find out more »
American Girl™: Easter Cupcake Party
SATURDAY, APRIL 8 AT 10AM
We're throwing a cupcake party and you're invited!
Join us as we bake delicious cupcakes and then learn how to decorate them too! You won't want to miss it!
Suitable for ages 8–13.
Price: $30 (includes Cupcake Set)
Have a Hoppy Holiday with craft making at the Charleston Museum followed by an Easter egg hunt in the garden of the Joseph Manigault house. Every month The Charleston Museum offers a special Saturday program dedicated to providing an educational and exciting experience for the whole family. Join us each month for a different themed event including presentations and craft projects for children of all ages.
FREE for Museum members and FREE with admission.Find out more »
Kids Club® Easter Tissue Paper Art
April 8, 2017 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
They craft, you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project and take home a finished masterpiece. Sign up in store or online, or just drop in. Parent or guardian must remain on premises during the event.Find out more »
Be a VIP - Very Important Pup! The VIP package includes a premium seat, special gift and exclusive access to a Meet & Greet with Chase, Ryder and Skye after the show. Each adult & child (age 1 & up) in a group must have a VIP ticket. Pick up your VIP Packet at the VIP Check in table prior to the show. All seats regular price. Regular discounts apply.
Saturday April 8 10am and 2pm
Sunday April 9 10am and 2pm
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At Tinkergarten, families meet outdoors to connect and learn through play. In this free trial class, Tinkergarten Leader, Renee Newsome, will facilitate an expert-designed play scenario, allowing children of various ages and needs to explore, problem solve, communicate, collaborate, and create together. Parents and caregivers learn, too, as we’ll share insight into your child’s development. Registration is required.Find out more »
Ten Easter Eggs Reading With Author Vijaya Bodach
Children's Event, Storytime (Childrens)
Saturday April 08, 2017 11:00 AM Ten Easter Eggs with author Vijaya Bodach. The fun starts at 11am in our Children's Section. The story is already a favorite on it's way to becoming a classic as you count down the fun with each egg! Bring in the kids for coloring and activities. See you at 11am.
The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors Storytime
Special Event, Children's Event, Storytime (Childrens)
Saturday April 08, 2017 11:00 AM From Drew Daywalt, author of the New York Times bestseller The Day the Crayons Quit, comes a laugh-out-loud picture book about the epic tale of the classic game Rock, Paper, Scissors. Activities to follow.
Join us for our annual Easter Egg Hunt after church on Sunday, April 9, 2017. We will have a snack in the fellowship hall after worship and pictures with the Easter bunny. The kids will be divided into two age groups for the egg hunt.Find out more »
Join the celebration at Metro North Church's Annual Easter Festival. There will be games, jump castles, egg toss, jelly bean guess, egg hunt, along with snacks and treats. You can find us at 109 Central Avenue and our event will be rain or shine.Find out more »
Play It, Build It: K’nex, Legos and Games (grades K-5)
Saturday, April 8 at 1 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403: 843-722-7550
Play an old school board game, build something from our challenge list, or make your own creation.
Please join us Saturday, April 8th for our annual Easter Egg Hunt! This event is completely free and open to the public. Snacks will be served, and there will be a jump castle for the kids.
RSVPs are not required, but a general headcount will help with food and Easter Egg prep.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information, and stay tuned to Facebook for event updates. We look forward to seeing you all on the 8th!Find out more »
Saturday, April 8 at 3 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library – 3531 Maybank Highway, John’s Island, SC 29455: 843-559-1945
Storks. Rated PG; 89 minutes. Sponsored by The UPS Store, 3575 Maybank Hwy. John's Island 29455.